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Rumor: Alberto Del Rio was promised a main event push upon WWE return

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Alberto Del Rio returned, with Zeb Colter as his manager, to the WWE last November during the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view to accept John Cena's Open Challenge for the WWE United States Championship. He shocked the world by not only making a surprise return but pinning the leader of the Cenation for the title.

This transition was needed so that Cena could go and film the TV show American Grit, so Del Rio became the new champion. He did compete in the Survivor Series tournament for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship but was eliminated by Roman Reigns in the semi-finals.

He then joined up with Sheamus, Rusev and Wade Barrett to create The League of Nations, ending his relationship with Colter, and had a feud with Jack Swagger for the U.S. title at TLC. Retaining the title, he then started a feud with Kalisto, but had lost the title by the time the feud ended.

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However, rumor has it that Del Rio's return to the WWE hasn't been all he hoped it would be, or promised. According to Cageside Seats: "Alberto Del Rio is said to be unhappy with WWE because he was promised a main event push when he came back."

While the United States Championship was in a good position thanks to the work of Cena, Del Rio never got a chance to feud with him over the title, so he never reaped the benefits. It isn't exactly the same as main eventing when you don't even get to wrestle that much against the man that elevated the title's status within the company.

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So why hasn't Mexico's Greatest Export been given the chance to main event in the WWE yet since his return? Cageside Seats' speculation continues to explain:

"Triple H is rumored to be the guy keeping Del Rio from a top spot. He apparently isn't a fan, and told his father-in-law the Mexican star's ego would be a problem if he was around the title scene."

So Triple H could be the reason why Del Rio isn't been given what he was promised upon his return to the WWE. At the moment, the Mexican is currently in booking limbo as The League of Nations has now disbanded, he isn't in a title picture, and he isn't involved in a match at Extreme Rules either.

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With the current feud for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship between Reigns and AJ Styles looking set to continue for several more months, it doesn't look like Del Rio will get his main event slot anytime soon. 

The Mexican Aristocrat is a good enough heel for The Big Dog to feud with if the WWE chooses to book him that way, but with the return of John Cena, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, and Seth Rollins on the horizon, Del Rio might have to keep waiting in line for his main event match.

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